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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 5th

Jack Russell – singer/songwriter/guitar/harmonica/percussion/producer – Great WhiteJack Russell’s Great White – songs include – Once Bitten Twice Shy – Rock Me – 1960

Gary Allancountry singer – hits include – Smoke Rings In The Dark – Nothing On But The Radio – Watching Airplanes – 1967

Ty Englandcountry singer – started as Garth’s guitar player – solo artist best known for 90’s hit Should’ve Asked Her Faster – 1963

John Rzeznik – singer/songwriter/producer/guitar – best know as lead vocalist-frontman for – Goo Goo Dolls – hits include – Iris – Slide – 1965

Les Nemes – bass – Haircut One Hundred – songs include – Love Plus One – Favourite Shirts (Boy Meets Girl) – 1960

Jim Messina – singer/songwriter – Buffalo SpringfieldPocoLoggins & Messinasolo artist – 1947

Andy Kimpop singer/songwriter – best known for late 60’s & 70’s hits – Baby, I Love You – Rock Me Gently – writer of hit by “The Archies” – Sugar Sugar – 1946

Little Richard – (born Richard Wayne Penniman) – musician/singer/songwriter – Rock & Roll and Songwriters Hall Of Fame – hits include – Tutti Frutti – Good Golly Miss Molly – Long Tall Sally – Lucille -1932

J.J. Calesinger/songwriter/musician – an originator of the Tulsa Sound – songs include – After Midnight – Cocaine – Magnolia – Call Me The Breeze – (12/5/1938 – 7/26/2013)

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